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Own Your Story So It Doesn’t Own You

A conversation with Jamie Brickhouse
Jamie Brickhouse talks about the process of writing from memory and how he uses comedy to tackle darker subjects.

Put your thinking cap on: the new Creative Nonfiction issue has arrived!

Creative Nonfiction #63 explores how we teach in the classroom, the kitchen, a rehab center, the dentist's office, overseas, and everywhere. more

May Book Sale

It's National Nurses Week, National Teacher Appreciation Week & Mental Health Awareness Month. Celebrate extraordinary stories. more

"I couldn’t have known what a story he would live."

A Conversation with Cecilia Woloch
Cecilia Woloch, one of our essayists from the "How We Teach" issue, tracks down a student from her past. Hear what she has to say about the relationship we have to those whom we write about.

Teaching, Writing, and Reflecting

A Conversation with Margaret Downey
The winner of Creative Nonfiction's "How We Teach" essay contest discusses her first teaching experience and the lessons she learned from it.

Introducing our new Director of Education, Sharla Yates

We're excited to welcome the newest member of the Creative Nonfiction team. more

What's the Story #63

From the Editor
There's something about focusing on the basics that can inspire innovation and transformation

True Soiree // Spring 2017

May 5, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Join us to celebrate the publication of Creative Nonfiction's spring issue, #63, "How We Teach," and True Story #7, "Take Your Son to Work... more

2017 Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference

Join us May 26th and May 27th for two days exploring the art, craft, and business of creative nonfiction. more

Get True Story #7, "Take Your Son to Work Day"

Andrew Maynard—young, directionless, sort of a screw-up—shadows his lawyer father during the final appeals process for a notorious murderer... more

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